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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 23

Concept definition: Heavy-duty and composed of two symmetrical halves that carry a load attached between the pivoting arms of each half of the <RAIL_WAGON> where the load and any accessories, such as suspension bars, become structurally a part of the entire assemblage; Schnabel.
Reference type: IR
Reference: [AREMA, "Schnabel Car"]
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Figure 1

Narrative Very large cargo load on an HEPX200 Schnabel car. Figure provided courtesy of Belita Enterprises.

Figure 2

Narrative Due to this design, the load can be transported at a very low level, making full use of the available room. Figure provided courtesy of Klaus Erbeck.

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